Developmental Psychology

6 courses, 35 lectures
5:03:17

Psychology

Attachment

Attachment

In this course, Dr Emily Burdett (University of Nottingham) discusses psychological theories of attachment, the close emotional bond formed between two individuals. We begin, in module one, by thinking about John Bowlby’s...

6 lectures

0:51:15

Dr Emily Burdett

Nottingham University

Psychology

Social Psychology – Attachment Theory

Social Psychology – Attachment Theory

In this course, Professor Jeremy Holmes (University of Exeter) discusses attachment theory, starting with its history in lecture one. Lecture two elaborates on how attachment theory and modern evolutionary theory are linked....

6 lectures

1:07:06

Professor Jeremy Holmes

Exeter University

Psychology

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

In this course, Dr Richard O’Connor (University of Hull) discusses Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. We begin, in module one, by getting to grips with the key concepts of Piaget’s theory, including his proposed stages...

5 lectures

0:46:59

Dr Richard O'Connor

Hull University

Psychology

Cognitive Development Beyond Piaget

Cognitive Development Beyond Piaget

In this course, Dr Richard O’Connor (University of Hull) discusses different ideas within the field of cognitive development that go beyond the work of Jean Piaget. In module one, we introduce the violation-of-expectation...

6 lectures

0:51:04

Dr Richard O'Connor

Hull University

Psychology

Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind

In this course, Professor Peter Mitchell (University of Nottingham) discusses how we acquire a theory of mind, i.e. the ability to make inferences about the mental states of others. We begin, in module one, by exploring what we...

6 lectures

0:51:48

Prof. Peter Mitchell

Nottingham University

Psychology

Autism

Autism

In this course, Professor Peter Mitchell (University of Nottingham), discusses the condition of autism. We begin, in module one, by asking what autism is before moving on, in module two, to examine the causes of this condition....

6 lectures

0:35:05

Prof. Peter Mitchell

Nottingham University